April 11, 2007
Evolving Solutions Competes for "Best IBM System x™ Solution" Title As Finalist in 2007 IBM Beacon AwardsEvolving Solutions is among finalists vying for the prestigious IBM Beacon Award in the "Best IBM System xTM Solution" category. Winners will be announced on April 30, 2007 at the IBM PartnerWorld Conference in St. Louis.
Minneapolis, MN, April 11, 2007 - Evolving Solutions, a leading storage consolidation and server virtualization provider, is proud to have been named a finalist in the upcoming IBM Beacon Awards.
Evolving Solutions, who won the 2006 Beacon Award for the "Best IBM TotalStorage® On Demand Solution," is this year competing in the "Best IBM System x™ Solution" category.
"It's an honor to be named a finalist in the IBM Beacon Awards," said Jaime Gmach, President & CEO of Evolving Solutions. "There is nothing more prestigious than being recognized by IBM, the true leader in this industry."
Evolving Solutions was named a finalist based on its "High Performance SQL Database Environment Solution" that was designed for a technology services provider that serves the airline industry.
The "High Performance SQL Database Environment Solution" enabled Evolving Solutions' customer to cut system configuration times, lower software costs and increase CPU response times.
One year into the engagement, Evolving Solutions has helped its customer level costs for its database layer while providing substantial scalability moving forward.
"The High Performance SQL Database Environment Solutions was nominated for an IBM Beacon Award because of its successful use of high-end Intel System x servers," said John Gilmore, Sales Manager at Evolving Solutions. "The customer was highly impressed with the deployment because it outperformed all other previous systems and enabled them to substantially increase their sales."
Winners of the 2007 IBM Beacon Awards will be announced on April 30, 2007 at the IBM PartnerWorld Conference in St. Louis.
For more information on Evolving Solutions' nominated solution, read the System x case study at http://www.evolvingsol.com/beacon.